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RATINGS: 1743   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Samuel Adams® Boston Ale was first brewed to celebrate the opening of our Boston Brewery. Like Samuel Adams Boston Lager®, it was an old family recipe that was rescued by Jim Koch from his father’s attic. Samuel Adams® Boston Ale, a Stock Ale, has a complex, caramel malt character balanced with distinct spicy and herbal hop notes. Our proprietary ale yeast imparts a variety of fruit and ester notes in both the nose and flavor which are indicative of the style. Stock Ale, one of the few classic beer styles to have originated in the United States, has a strong New England heritage. The style draws its name from the cool "stock cellars" in which it was aged. This technique imparted a smoothness and body which became the hallmark of this style. Keeping with the Stock Ale style, Samuel Adams® Boston Ale is fermented at cooler almost lager like temperatures and conditioned much longer than most ales. It also is Krausened and dry hopped.


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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
truckie455 (42) - Derby, Connecticut, USA - MAY 29, 2001
English style pale my arse! As a Bass lover, my expectations may be higher of this style, but I thought that this beer had a below average flavor and a horrible after-taste. It looked pretty in the glass, though.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
remALUS (216) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - AUG 18, 2016
ABV: 5.0%
Bottle: 355 ml, Price: 1.09 eur. Ruda spalva. Geras, kvapas ir skonis..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Echon (347) - Århus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2016
Dark amber. Caramel malt and noble hops are at the front, with a moderately sweet and bitter taste. Bitter finish. Medium body. Overall, a decent amber ale, but too sweet and too simple to warrant any revisits.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gehbe (178) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 8, 2016
Pours clear deep amber with big tan head, nice lacing. Aroma of dried apricot, spice, toast and biscuit, caramel and lemon. Tastes medium sweet and with some sourness upfront, light bitterness emerging after a few seconds. Medium body, fairly high carbonation, a little stickiness in aftertaste. Better than expected: well balanced, very drinkable yet sufficiently complex.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (1402) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Dark amber color . Thin , off-white head . Aroma of caramel malt and bread . Malt and caramel in sweet taste. Noble hops show at the end . Decent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (6333) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle @ O’Learys, Sveavägen, Stockholm. Poured amber color with a thin white head. Dark fruity, caramelly aroma. Some old hops. Refreshing flavor, light sweetness, wood, dark fruits. Nice drinkability.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MetalMurphy (421) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 16, 2016
bottle @ supermarket (denmark) golden colour, medium body, average carbonated, bitter-sweet

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (6912) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 6, 2016
Clear dark golden color with a fine off white head. Toffee and hoppy nose with an ok intensity. Medium body and an average carbonation. Ok balance between bitterness and sweetness. Toffee, fruity, herbal and a bit bready. Nice session able beer.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order in Sweden]

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnymusky (876) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 14, 2016
Memory rating...i liked this better than the lager for a bit...my tastes have since changed...ok.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
fakebeersnob (320) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - FEB 28, 2016
When I first started getting in to craft beers, this was one I liked a lot. Trying again for the first time in many years. Pours a light brown, but a surprisingly dense white head. I don’t get a lot of aroma in it. A bit sweet with a malt back. Watery.. Has a black pepper finish. Not as good as I remembered. Besides that peppery finish, there is not much new, or strong going for it.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Justin666 (125) - - FEB 8, 2016
Pours copper with small head. Aroma and taste is of malt and sweet caramel. Aftertaste is short, almost non existent. What went wrong?


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